Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 11/18/14

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 30: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks on during the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 30, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin was recently placed on the Injured Reserve after sustaining a concussion from a hit by Erik Gudbranson.  Malkin has been cleared to practice but not for contact and had some fun at the end of a recent practice.  Malkin flipped a puck straight up in the air from center ice and it landed directly in the puck bucket.  To put the puck into a bucket that small from that far away is simply incredible.  Hopefully Malkin will be cleared to play again soon. [YouTube]
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